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The International Winner Evil Geniuses
Team icon Evil Geniuses.png
United States United States
Created: 1999 - Organization founding
2011-10-24 - Dota 2 division
Team Information
Captain: Clinton "Fear" Loomis
Coach(es): Avery "SVG" Silverman
Manager(s): William "ReaverXai" Burden
Phillip "Tallgeese" Aram
Links
Website: evilgeniuses.gg
datdota: 39
DOTABUFF: 39
OpenDota: 39
Facebook: EvilGeniuses
Twitter: EvilGeniuses
VK: evilgeniuses
YouTube: myEGnet
Winnings
Prizemoney: ~$14,801,549.92 USD
Points: 90

Evil Geniuses (EG) is a professional gaming organization based out of the United States. Founded in 1999, the organization is known as being the premiere North American electronic sports organization, boasting highly successful players across each competitive genre.

History[edit]

  • 2017-08-30: zai leaves the team.[1]
  • 2017-09-01: Fear returns to the team.[2]

  • 2016-06-12: Aui_2000 leaves the team and is replaced with zai.[6]
  • 2016-08-27: Fear and zai are released from the team.[7]
  • 2016-09-03: The team is temporarily disbanded.[7]
  • 2016-09-14: Fear retires and becomes the coach.[8]

  • 2015-08-30: Zai rejoins the team as an official sub.[12]

  • 2014-06-02: Fear is replaced by common stand-in player mason due to a wrist injury. Fear remains with the organization as a coach for the team.[14]
  • 2014-08-22: Fear rejoins the team.[16]

  • 2013-03: SexyBamboe joins the team, while Maelk steps down from the main squad to become the coach.[17]

  • 2011-10-24: EG sees the return of two former DotA players, Clinton "Fear" Loomis and Jimmy "DeMoN" Ho, with the acquisition of their first Dota 2 squad.[19]

  • 2009-12-03: EG's North American DotA squad departs, following two months of minimal practice and insufficient exposure.[20]

  • 2008-04-08: Evil Geniuses acquires the eMg DotA team.[21]

Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

ID Name Position Join Date
Canada Arteezy Artour Babaev 1 2016-09-15[9]
Pakistan SumaiL Syed Sumail Hassan 2 2016-09-15[9]
America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2016-09-15[9]
Denmark Cr1t- Andreas Franck Nielsen 4 2016-09-15[9]
United States Fear Captain Clinton Loomis 5 2017-09-01[2]

Former Players[edit]

Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Sweden zai Ludwig Wåhlberg 4 2016-09-15[9] 2017-08-30[1] Team icon The Dire.png The Dire
The International 2016 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 2016-08-27 Team icon Evil Geniuses.png Evil Geniuses (Coach)
Pakistan SumaiL Syed Sumail Hassan 2 2015-01-05 -
America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2016-06-09 -
Sweden zai Ludwig Wåhlberg 4 2015-08-30 -
America ppd Captain Peter Dager 5 2014-02-21 2016-09-03 Team icon WanteD.png WanteD
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Aui_2000 Kurtis Ling 1 2016-03-25 2016-06-13 Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret (Coach)
United States Bulba Kanishka Sosale 3 2016-03-25 2016-06-09 Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret
The International 2015 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 -
Pakistan SumaiL Syed Sumail Hassan 2 2015-01-05 -
America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2016-06-09 -
Canada Aui_2000 Kurtis Ling 4 2015-01-07 2015-08-14 Team icon Digital Chaos.png Digital Chaos
America ppd Captain Peter Dager 5 2014-02-21 -
The International 2014 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Arteezy Artour Babaev 1/2 2014-02-21 2015-01-07 Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret
United States mason Mason Venne 1/2 2014-06-02 2014-07-28 Team icon Default.png High Council of Wizards&Priests
America UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 3 2013-09-19 -
Sweden Zai Ludwig Wåhlberg 4 2014-02-21 2015-01-07 Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret
America ppd Captain Peter Dager 5 2014-02-21 -
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 2015-05-28 Team icon Evil Geniuses.png Evil Geniuses (Coach)
America MSS Arif Anwar 2 2013-09-19 2014-02-21 Team icon Team Dog.png Team Dog
America Fogged Ioannis Loucas 5 2013-09-19 2014-02-21 Team icon Team Dog.png Team Dog
The International 2013 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Canada Jeyo Jio Madayag 1 2012-10-19 2014-02-11 Team icon Default.png Eyes of Tiger
United States DeMoN Jimmy Ho 2 2011-10-24 2013-09-19 Team icon Default.png Take Five
Netherlands SexyBamboe Alaan Faraj 3 2013-05-01 2013-09-19 Team icon Default.png Super Strong Dinosaurs
United States Fear Captain Clinton Loomis 4 2011-10-24 -
United States Bdiz Robert Tinnes 5 2012-10-19 2013-09-19 Team icon Team Dignitas.png Team Dignitas
The International 2012 Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
United States Fear Captain Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 -
United States BuLba Sam Sosale 2 2012-05-08 2012-09-12 Team icon Team Liquid.png Team Liquid
United States DeMoN Jimmy Ho 3 2011-10-24 -
Denmark Maelk Jacob Toft-Andersen 4 2012-02-03 2013-05-01 Team icon Evil Geniuses.png Evil Geniuses (Coach)
United States UNiVeRsE Saahil Arora 5 2012-05-08 2012-09-12 Team icon Quantic Gaming.png Quantic Gaming
Former Players
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
Croatia Lacoste Dominik Stipic 3 2012-02-03 2012-05-08 Team icon Darer.png Darer
Former Squad
ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Team
America Fear Clinton Loomis 1 2011-10-24 -
Denmark MiSeRy Rasmus Berth Filipsen 2 2011-10-24 2012-05-08 Team icon Counter Logic Gaming.png Counter Logic Gaming
United States DeMoN Jimmy Ho 3 2011-10-24 -
Denmark PlaymatE Amel Barudzija 4 2011-10-24 2012-05-08 Team icon Default.png Eclypsia
Sweden Pajkatt Per Anders Olsson Lille 5 2011-10-24 2012-01-08 Team icon Default.png eXperience Gaming

Achievements[edit]

2017
Date Place Event Opponent Winnings
2017-10-28 A55th - 6th ESL One Hamburg 2017 1 : 2  Team logo NewBee.png Newbee $40,000
2017-10-22 A33rd - 4th PGL Open Bucharest 0 : 2  Team icon LGD Gaming.png LGD Gaming $30,000
2017-08-08 A99th - 12th The International 2017 0 : 2  Team icon Team Empire.png Team Empire $359,911
2017-07-08 A55th - 6th Mars Dota 2 League 2017 1 : 2  Team icon OG.png OG $12,500
2017-06-11 A22nd EPICENTER 2017 1 : 3  Team icon Team Liquid.png Team Liquid $100,000
2017-05-28 A11st The Manila Masters 3 : 1  Team logo NewBee.png Newbee $125,000
2017-04-30 A33rd - 4th Kiev Major 2017 0 : 2  Team icon OG.png OG $250,000
2017-04-03 A55th - 6th DAC 2017 1 : 2  Team logo NewBee.png Newbee $36,719
2017-01-22 A11st Dota Pit League Season 5 3 : 2  Team icon OG.png OG $62,937
2016
2016-12-18 A11st China Top 2016 2 : 0  Team logo NewBee.png Newbee $114,952
2016-12-10 A33rd - 4th Boston Major 2016 0 : 2  Team icon OG.png OG $250,000
2016-11-20 A33rd The Summit 6 1 : 2  Team icon OG.png OG $13,000
2016-11-12 A44th Northern Arena BEAT Invitational 0 : 1  Team icon Team NP.png Team NP $8,000
2016-10-02 A11st MarsTV Dota 2 League Autumn 2016 3 : 1  Team logo NewBee.png Newbee $112,500
2016-08-13 A33rd The International 2016 1 : 2  Team icon Digital Chaos.png Digital Chaos $2,180,898
2016-07-23 A55th - 6th StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 1 : 2  Team icon F.R.I.E.N.D.S..png F.R.I.E.N.D.S. $15,000
2016-06-08 B313th - 16th Manila Major 2016 0 : 1  Team icon Vici Gaming Reborn.png Vici Gaming Reborn $30,000
2016-05-14 A55th - 6th EPICENTER 2016 0 : 2  Team icon compLexity Gaming.png compLexity Gaming $20,000
2016-05-01 A33rd WePlay League Season 3 1 : 2  Team icon Vega Squadron.png Vega Squadron $22,906
2016-03-20 A22nd Dota Pit League Season 4 0 : 3  Team icon MVP Phoenix.png MVP Phoenix $46,732
2016-03-06 A33rd Shanghai Major 2016 0 : 2  Team icon Team Liquid.png Team Liquid $315,000
2016-01-17 A22nd SLTV Star Series Season 13 & i-League 0 : 2  Team icon Alliance.png Alliance $60,000
2015
2015-12-13 A11st The Summit 4 3 : 2  Team icon Virtus.pro.png Virtus.pro $48,079
2015-11-21 A33rd Frankfurt Major 2015 1 : 2  Team icon OG.png OG $315,000
2015-10-18 A22nd MLG World Finals 2015 1 : 3  Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret $68,389
2015-10-03 A55th - 8th ESL One New York 2015 0 : 2  Team icon Vega Squadron.png Vega Squadron $14,260
2015-08-08 A11st The International 2015 3 : 1  Team icon CDEC Gaming.png CDEC Gaming $6,616,014
2015-07-12 A11st Dota Pit League Season 3 3 : 0  Team icon Cloud9.png Cloud9 $126,055
2015-06-21 A22nd ESL One Frankfurt 2015 1 : 3  Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret $59,241
2015-06-06 A55th - 6th JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 2 0 : 1  Team icon London Conspiracy.png London Conspiracy $8,362
2015-05-17 A22nd The Summit 3 1 : 3  Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret $61,129
2015-04-12 A22nd JoinDOTA MLG Pro League Season 1 1 : 2  Team icon Team Empire.png Team Empire $21,615
2015-02-09 A11st Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 3 : 0  Team icon Vici Gaming.png Vici Gaming $1,284,158
2015-01-06 A33rd Dota 2 League Season 5 1 : 2  Team icon Virtus.pro.png Virtus.pro ~$8,550
2014
2014-12-18 A33rd - 4th Dota Pit League Season 2 2 : 3  Team icon Virtus.pro.png Virtus.pro ~$8,866
2014-12-07 A44th The Summit 2 0 : 3  Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret ~$26,712
2014-11-29 A11st ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 2 6 : 8  Team icon Cloud9.png Cloud9 $40,000+
2014-11-25 A55th XMG Captains Draft 2.0 3 : 2  League Play $17,018+
2014-10-26 A11st SLTV Star Series Season 10 3 : 2  Team icon Team Secret.png Team Secret ~$105,291
2014-10-10 A22nd ESL One New York 2014 1 : 2  Team icon Vici Gaming.png Vici Gaming ~$26,000
2014-09-19 A33rd - 4th Nvidia Game24 Invitational 1 : 3  Team icon Cloud9.png Cloud9 $2,000
2014-09-07 A11st World Esports Championship 4 : 1  Team icon Cloud9.png Cloud9 ¥600,000
2014-07-20 A33rd The International 2014 1 : 2  Team icon Vici Gaming.png Vici Gaming $1,038,416
2014-06-29 A22nd ESL One Frankfurt 2014 1 : 2  Team logo Invictus Gaming.png Invictus Gaming $30,000
2014-06-24 A11st D2L Western Challenge 3 : 2  Team icon Natus Vincere.png Natus Vincere ~$28,666
2014-06-14 A66th ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season 1 0 : 2  Team icon mousesports.png mousesports ~$19,500
2014-06-08 A11st The Summit 3 : 2  Team DK logo.png Team DK ~$45,257
2014-04-28 A11st JoinDOTA League America Season 1 2 : 0  Team icon Team Liquid.png Team Liquid ~$1,421
2014-04-20 A33rd SLTV Star Series Season 9 1 : 2  Team icon Team Empire.png Team Empire $26,062
2014-04-05 A11st MLG T.K.O. America 3 : 1  Team icon Team Liquid.png Team Liquid $14,000
2014-03-09 A11st Monster Energy Invitational 3 : 2  Team icon Cloud9.png Cloud9 $10,000
2013
2013-10-31 A22nd Electronic Sports World Cup 2013 0 : 2  Team icon Team Empire.png Team Empire $7,500
2013-07-24 A33rd The Defense Season 4 1 : 2  Team icon Kaipi.png Kaipi $4,000
2013-07-21 A33rd The Premier League Season 5 0 : 2  Team icon mousesports.png mousesports $2,000
2013-07-14 A22nd RaidCall EMS One Summer 2013 1 : 3  Team icon mousesports.png mousesports $7,000
2013-07-07 A22nd American Dota League 0 : 3  Team icon Team Liquid.png Team Liquid $3,000
2013-06-17 A33rd - 4th Dreamhack Summer 2013 ASUS ROG Cup 0 : 2  Team icon Quantic Gaming.png Quantic Gaming 25,000 SEK
2013-05-13 A22nd WePlay Dota 2 League Season 1 0 : 3  Team icon Alliance.png Alliance $2,500
2012
2012-11-25 A22nd Dreamhack Winter 2012 Corsair Vengeance Cup 1 : 2  Team icon No Tidehunter.png No Tidehunter 50,000 SEK
2012-11-18 A22nd RaidCall Dota 2 League 1 : 3  Team icon Team Empire.png Team Empire $3,000
2012-06-17 A33rd - 4th Dreamhack Summer 2012 Corsair Vengeance Cup 0 : 2  Team icon Natus Vincere.png Natus Vincere 25,000 SEK
2012-03-24 A33rd The Defense Season 1 0 : 2  Team icon Quantic Gaming.png Quantic Gaming €1,500

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Evil Geniuses Dota roster and company structure update". Facebook. 2017-08-30. https://www.facebook.com/notes/evil-geniuses/evil-geniuses-dota-roster-and-company-structure-update/10155187201789355/. Retrieved 2017-09-02. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Evil Geniuses - News - Just when I thought I was out". Evil Geniuses. 2017-09-01. http://evilgeniuses.gg/Read/606,Just-when-I-thought-I-was-out. Retrieved 2017-09-02. 
  3. "Arteezy and Universe leave to join Secret". https://twitter.com/ksadikoglu/status/712462228801396737. 
  4. "Evil Geniuses Announces Dota 2 Roster Changes". http://evilgeniuses.gg/Read/561,Evil-Geniuses-Announces-Dota-2-Roster-Changes/. 
  5. Team Secret (2016-06-09). "The Road To The International 2016". http://teamsecret.gg/the-road-to-the-international-2016/. Retrieved 2016-06-09. 
  6. "Welcome Home Universe and Zai!". https://twitter.com/EvilGeniuses/status/742221978384236544. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 "DOTA 2 MAJORS REGISTRATION". Valve. 2016-08-27. https://web.archive.org/web/20160904193051/http://www.dota2.com/majorsregistration/list. 
  8. "DAY ONE FEAR RETIRES". Evil Geniuses. 2016-09-14. http://new.evilgeniuses.gg.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/#pr. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 "The boys are back.". Twitter. 2016-09-15. https://twitter.com/EvilGeniuses/status/776501657290936320. Retrieved September 15, 2016. 
  10. "Open Season: Evil Geniuses at DAC 2015". http://evilgeniuses.gg/Read/493,Open-Season-Evil-Geniuses-at-DAC-2015/. 
  11. "Changes to the EG Dota 2 Lineup". http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sn8s65. 
  12. "Zai becomes official sub". https://twitter.com/ppdDota/status/637859675447394304. 
  13. "Evil Geniuses Welcome New Dota 2 Team". http://evilgeniuses.gg/Read/259,Evil-Geniuses-Welcome-New-Dota-2-Team/. 
  14. "Fear Sidelined by Injury". http://evilgeniuses.gg/Read/344,Clinton-Fear-Loomis-Sidelined-by-Injury/. 
  15. "EG B L O G LOL!!". http://nadota.com/showthread.php?28304-EG-B-L-O-G-LOL. 
  16. "Fear Returns". http://fear.evilgeniuses.gg/. 
  17. "EG brings exciting changes to Dota 2 division!". http://evilgeniuses.gg/eg-brings-exciting-changes-to-dota-2-division/. 
  18. "Evil Geniuses officially add Maelk, Lacoste to Dota 2 lineup". http://www.gosugamers.net/dota2/news/18478-e. 
  19. Horton, Samuel (2011-10-23). "EG acquires Dota 2 team". SK Gaming. http://www.sk-gaming.com/content/35298-EG_acquires_Dota_2_team. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  20. Ooi, Danny (2009-12-03). "EG.DotA officially disbands". MeetYourMakers. http://www.mymym.com/en/news/17174.html. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  21. S., Matthias (2008-04-16). "eMg DotA morphs to Team EG DotA". SK Gaming. http://www.sk-gaming.com/content/16623-eMg_DotA_morphs_to_Team_EG_DotA. Retrieved 2011-11-04. 
  22. "'Bdiz' and 'Jeyo' Added to Dota 2 Team". http://evilgeniuses.net/bdiz-and-jeyo-added-to-dota-2-team/. 
  23. "The Rebirth of EG DotA 2". https://www.facebook.com/EvilGeniuses/posts/10151685964398099/.